A Psychic Odyssey Through the Minds of Misfits, Monsters, and Madmen. This classic action/adventure platformer from acclaimed developers Double Fine Productions follows the story of a young psychic named Razputin.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (3,767 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 19, 2005

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"Original and creative Action Adventure. Captivating writing; hilarious storyline and mature humor. You'll meet a lot of memorable NPCs, gameplay is fun!"

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A Psychic Odyssey Through the Minds of Misfits, Monsters, and Madmen.

This classic action/adventure platformer from acclaimed developers Double Fine Productions follows the story of a young psychic named Razputin. In his quest to join the Psychonauts--an elite group of international psychic secret agents--he breaks into their secret training facility: Whispering Rock Psychic Summer Camp. But this is no average psychic summer camp! A mysterious villain has kidnapped Raz’s fellow campers and stolen their brains. Now he must use his psychic powers of Telekinesis, Levitation, and most of all his ability to project himself into the minds of others--to find the loose noodles and keep them from falling into the wrong hands. Fight mental demons! Uncover hidden memories! Sort emotional baggage! Explore the fantastic realm of the inner mind! Join the Psychonauts!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 98 SE/2000/XP
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Pentium(R) III and AMD Athlon(tm)
    • Memory: 256 MB of RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB GeForce (tm) 3 or higher or ATI(R) Radeon 8500 or higher (except GeForce 4 MX and Go series)
    • DirectX®: version 9.0 or higher (included with game)
    • Hard Drive: 3.75 GB minimum hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX&reg 9.0 or higher compatible sound card
    • Controls: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse
    • OS: Windows 2000/XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Pentium(R) IV and AMD Athlon(tm)
    • Memory: 512 MB of RAM
    • Graphics: , 128 MB GeForce FX 5600 or higher or ATI(R) Radeon 9600 or higher
    • DirectX®: version 9.0 or higher (included with game)
    • Hard Drive: 6.0 GB minimum hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX&reg 9.0 or higher and Sound Blaster Audigy 2 series sound card
    • Controls: Game Pad (optional)
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
    • Graphics: ATI X1600 / NVIDIA 8600GT / Intel HD3000 or better card with at least 128 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 4GB minimum hard drive space
    • Controls: Keyboard and Mouse
    • Leopard is not supported
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Core i Series Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI HD 3870 / Nvidia 8800GT or better with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 4GB minimum hard drive space
    • Controls: Game Pad (optional)
    • Leopard is not supported
Helpful customer reviews
55 of 61 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
30.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
Psychonauts has to be one the greatest Adventure/Platformers of our time, it succeeds in achieving the best aspects of the genre. The controls are tight allowing for great platforming and visually still looks better than most games today. The Steam version of Psychonauts is brilliant, I have not experienced a single bug and it supports HD.

The exploration this game offers is top-notch, you get to explore a large camp littered with clever secrets and challenges along with some of the most insane levels. The combat is entertaining, especially since you get decent upgrades and new powers as you go along, allowing you to form more strategies so it never feels like a boring slogfest.

The art direction of Psychonauts is unlike any other game and is vibrant and unique, you have to wonder what the devs were on when making some of the characters and the sound/soundtrack do their job pretty well. The way this game progresses in terms of difficulty and design is persistent and can get fairly challenging later on in the game. The dialogue is extremely well done adding a lot of life to some of the strangest looking characters in video gaming. The game features a dark/twisted humour which adds to the hilarity of the situations you encounter.

This game gets much better the further you get, the levels get much more abstract and crazier, theres a few here which are total masterpieces and the plot is surprisingly deep for a game of this nature and extremely entertaining.

The amount of imagination put into this game is amazing, the art direction is it's own, the characters are brilliant, the level design is solid, the combat and platforming are tight, the atmosphere is effective, the humour is hilarious as hell and never feels like they tried hard to make it that way, so it doesn't feel forced like many other games that try achieve a comical effect and is loaded with charm, there really is nothing negative about this game.

To get this on Steam is a no brainer as it's an incredibly solid experience that should be experienced by anyone who appreciates Adventure and platforming games and timeless classics. Squirrels are liars.

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26 of 27 people (96%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
51.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Psychonauts hails from a golden age of gaming where developers poured passion into their creations and weren't completely drunk with greed. Great story, crafty gameplay and plenty of achievements and collectables. One of the most creative and original games I've ever had the pleasure of playing. Highly entertaining, highly recommended. Play this game.
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33 of 43 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
38.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
"What the h*ll is this?" - My dad
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24 of 30 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
45.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
No words can explain how fantastic this game is! I grew up playing this game and it is still as much fun as it was then. I love the story and everything about this game! I highly recomend it!
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
105.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
I've played this game for OVER 100 Hours..! I have collected ALL Figments, all emotional baggage, all vaults, all mental cobwebs, and reached Level 100..! Still not tired of this game! xD
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